Overview

<p>Newsday Media Group is looking for an On Air Anchor to join our team. The On Air Anchor will host and anchor a wide variety of feature and news programming on TV and digital platforms.</p>

<p><b>Essential Duties & Functions</b></p>

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<li>Present daily news programming and features assignments effectively and professionally in a state-of-the-art production facility with multiple hard and virtual sets.</li>
<li>Ensure all coverage is fair, balanced, and engaging to subscribers.</li>
<li>Research and develop original content in conjunction with studio team and Newsday staff.</li>
<li>Brainstorm fresh and interesting story ideas. Be on constant lookout for unique, relevant and urgent topics as well as compelling follow ups.</li>
<li>Conduct engaging, sharp, well researched interviews which may be broadcast live, or pre-recorded and edited.</li>
<li>Perform other assignments as necessary under the direction of the Producers or Senior Leadership.</li>
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<p><b>Essential Job Knowledge & Skills</b></p>

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<li>A bachelor’s degree is required. A degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent work experience is preferred, but not required.</li>
<li>Strong on camera presence and ability to articulate and convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner.</li>
<li>Adept at “ad libbing” effectively in live environment.</li>
<li>Excellent news judgment and knowledge of key issues.</li>
<li>Ability to interact professionally and build relationships with sources.</li>
<li>Minimum of 2 years of experience in a commercial newsroom or equivalent.</li>
<li>Strong reporting, writing and research skills.</li>
<li>Advance knowledge of Adobe Premiere a plus.</li>
<li>Able to work a flexible and varied schedule, to include weekends, holidays, nights and extended hours.</li>
<li>Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven team environment.</li>
<li>Able to shoot and edit digital video a plus.</li>
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<p><b>Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.</b></p>

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